Freda Surgenor

Recent Events

RAS Annual Autumn Exhibition 2024

Freda exhibited her artwork titled “Life on the Harbour” in the recent Annual Autumn Exhibition organised by the Royal Art Society.

The event was held at the RAS Gallery in North Sydney from the 1st March to 14th April, 2024.

Australian Society of Marine Artists Online Exhibition

"Lighthouses"

The exhibition was held online from the 31st January, 2024 to the 31st March, 2024.

“Stormy Seas” was awarded a “HIGHLY COMMENDED” in this Online event.

 

Sydney Royal Arts & Crafts Show 2024

Freda exhibited 7 of her artworks in the Sydney Royal Arts & Crafts Show.

Organised by the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW, the event was held from the 22nd March to 2nd April, 2024.

Freda won first place in Section 3 the watercolour Section with her watercolour titled “Working the fields”. 

Royal Art Society of New South Wales

Freda exhibited 2 of her paintings; “Mandarins and Grapes” and “Blue Wren” in the recent event organized by the  Royal Art Society of NSW.

Held in December 2023 and January, 2024 at the Lavender Bay Gallery, the event was opened by Australian artist, Warwick Fuller.

Georges River Art Award

 

Freda’s artwork titled; “Welding Worker” was chosen as one of the finalist paintings in the above event.

The exhibition was held from the 28th October 2023 to 18th January 2024 at the Hurstville Museum & Gallery, in Hurstville. 

The painting is watercolour on paper. It is framed and the size including the frame is 73cm x 63cm. 

Earlier Events

December Christmas Exhibition 2023

Freda exhibited 6 of her artworks in the December Christmas Exhibition organized by the
Oatley 101 Society of Artists held on the weekend of the 9th & 10th December.

“Lost in thought”   
Watercolour on paper. Framed: 78cm x 60cm

“Floral Jug”   
Acrylic on stretched canvas.
Unframed: 25cm x 25cm

 “Spring in Roussillon” 
 Acrylic on stretched canvas.
Unframed size: 60cm x 80cm

“Blue reflections”   
Coloured pencils on paper. Framed: 52cm x 47cm 

“Floral Vase”
Acrylic on stretched canvas.  Framed: 25 x 25cm

 

 

“Moored in the Estuary, Cornwall”
Acrylic on stretched canvas.
Framed: 32cm x 40cm

Australian Society of Marine Artists Exhibition

“Fish and Ships”

   An Online Exhibition organised by the Australian Society of Marine Artists, titled “FISH and SHIPS” recently held, finished on the 22nd December 2023.

“Clownfish in Residence”
Framed Acrylic painting on stretched canvas.
Framed size: H 69cm x W 83cm    
Image size: H 65cm x W 79cm 

Australian Society of Marine Artists Exhibition

“Small Boats”

An Online Exhibition organised by the Australian Society of Marine Artists, titled “Small Boats” was held up to  the 30th November 2023.

Freda exhibited her painting titled “Moored in the estuary, Cornwall” in this event which was

Awarded a Highly Commended

Freda’s painting titled; “Life on the Harbour” was accepted as a finalist in the recent Australian Society of Marine Artists Exhibition which was held in Melbourne from the 26th October to the 6th November, 2023. 

Royal Art Society October Exhibition “Water”

Freda will be participating in the RAS October event which is to be held from the 7th to the 29th October. 

As the theme for this event is “Water”, Freda will be entering these two paintings.

“Meeting in the Harbour” Acrylic on stretched canvas. Image size: 60cm x 90cm (shown right).

“Day at the beach, Balmoral” Acrylic on stretched canvas. Image size: 34cm x 90cm  (shown above).

 

 

Royal Art Society Spring Exhibition

Freda entered her painting titled;  “Swimming Underwater” at the  recent Royal Art Society Spring Exhibition which was held from the 1st September to the 1st October.

The artwork is acrylic on stretched canvas
and the image size is 79cm x 108cm.

Oatley 101 Society of Artists
22nd Annual Members’ Exhibition

Here are a few of the paintings Freda exhibited in the recent Oatley 101 Society annual event.

“Springtime in Chianti” 
Acrylic on stretched canvas 80cm x 67cm

“Meeting in the harbour”
Acrylic on stretched canvas
60cm x 90cm

“Wentworth Falls” 
Acrylic on stretched canvas, ready to hang.
107cm x 84cm

CASS at the Royal

An event organised by both the Combined Art Societies of Sydney and the Royal Art Society to be held at the Lavender Bay Gallery
from the 12th to the 27th August.  

For more information go to:  https://combinedartsocieties.com/

Here are the paintings Freda will be exhibiting in this event.

“Sunshine and shadows, Balmoral” Acrylic on stretched canvas.
Image size: H 80 x W120cm

Australian Society of Marine Artists Online Exhibition

“Lost in thought”
Watercolour on paper.
Framed size: 77cm x 59cm


“Floral jug”
Acrylic on stretched canvas.
Image size: 25 x 25cm

“Apples and Silver”
Watercolour on paper.
Framed size: 68cm x 53cm

 

 

Singleton Art Show

Freda participated in this recent event which was held at the Singleton Civic Centre
from the 22nd to 25th July, 2023.

 

Maliana Art Show


Freda recently exhibited a couple of her paintings in the Maliana Art Show which was held at the St. John Bosco College in Engadine on the weekend of the 8th and 9th July. 

Royal Art Society - Fantasy Exhibition

Freda exhibited her painting titled; “Queens Cascade Wentworth Falls Katoomba” in the event which concluded on Sunday, 25th June.

Oatley 101 Half Price Sale 2023

 


Freda exhibited several framed paintings and many unframed artworks. 

The event was a great success for the members of the Oatley 101 Society of Artists and was also enjoyed  by many visitors.

“Moored Safely” Acrylic on canvas
Framed size: 31 x 41cm

“Along the Canal Venice”  Watercolour on paper Framed size: 47 x 66cm

      “Cherries and Grapes” Acrylic on canvas.  Framed size: 26 x 26cm

          “Mandarin”  Acrylic on canvas. Framed size: 26 x 26cm

         “Looking back”  Acrylic on canvas.  Framed size: 25 x 25cm

           “The Passenger”  Acrylic on canvas.  Framed size: 22 x 22cm

RAS Annual Autumn Exhibition

       Freda exhibited her painting titled “Two Moorings” at the event. 

The Royal Easter Show

The Sydney Royal Easter Show, commonly shortened to The Easter Show or The Show, is an annual show held in Sydney, Australia over two weeks around the Easter period.  This year the show was held from the 6th to the 17th April.

Freda participated in the art and craft section of the Easter Show exhibiting the seven paintings shown here. 

Sunset Sydney Harbour
Acrylic on stretched canvas.
80cm x 120cm

Sea birds meeting in the harbour
Acrylic on stretched canvas.
95cm x 142cm

Queens Cascade Wentworth Falls Katoomba
Acrylic on stretched canvas.
84cm x 107cm

Moored in the bay
Acrylic on canvas. 
Framed 22cm x 22cm

Seagull Friends
Acrylic on canvas
Framed 22cm x 22cm.

Blue Reflections
Coloured pencils on paper.
Framed 45cm x 52cm

Silver Vase
Acrylic on stretched canvas.
25cm x 25cm

"Chasing the Line" Drawing Exhibition

Organised by the Royal Art Society of NSW

Freda exhibited 2 of her drawings at the “Chasing the Line” Drawing Exhibition which was held in February/March, 2023.

“Safe Harbour”
Coloured pencils on paper.
Framed size: 51cm x 58cm

“On Guard”
Coloured pencils on paper.
Framed size: 48cm x 56cm